Orthodontist Assistant January 2020 to CurrentRICH'S ORTHODONTIST － Philadelphia, PA
Educated patients about how to use and care for dental appliances, like retainers and braces.
Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
Assisted with fitting and adjusting orthodontic appliances and materials like bands, brackets wire for patients.
Assisted with putting on braces and removing them.
Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during
Created panoramic and cephalometric X-ray images for dentist to review.
Dental Assistant November 2015 to June 2018SMILE CARE CENTER FAMILY DENTAL － Philadelphia, PA
Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, or assist dentist during
Expose dental diagnostic x-rays.
Record treatment information in patient records.
Provide postoperative instructions prescribed by dentist.
Assist dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
Order and monitor dental supplies and equipment inventory.
Make preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.
Pour, trim, and polish study casts.
Schedule appointments, prepare bills and receive payment for dental services, complete insurance forms, and
maintain records, manually or using computer.
Fabricate and fit orthodontic appliances and materials for patients, such as retainers, wires, or bands.
Apply protective coating of fluoride to teeth.
Dental assistant May 2012 to August 2013LINDO SHARON DDS － Millbourne, PA
Took patient X-rays, answered multi-line phone system, recorded patient appointments, assisted dentist chair-side,
sterilized instruments, prepared operatories for patient visits, maintained cleanliness of office (vaccumed mopped
floors, empties waste baskets.
File clerk June 2009 to September 2009SPECTRUM COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER, SCHC － Philadelphia, PA
Keep records of materials filed or removed, using logbooks or computers.
Add new material to file records or create new records as necessary.
Perform general office duties such as typing, operating office machines, and sorting mail.
Gather materials to be filed from departments or employees.
Track materials removed from files to ensure that borrowed files are returned.
Enter document identification codes into systems in order to determine locations of documents to be retrieved.
Sort or classify information according to guidelines, such as content, purpose, user criteria, or chronological,
alphabetical, or numerical order.
Find and retrieve information from files in response to requests from authorized users.
Scan or read incoming materials to determine how and where they should be classified or filed.
Assign and record or stamp identification numbers or codes to index materials for filing.
Answer questions about records files.
Dental Assisting National Board, Radiology Certification, Pending Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry, EFDA License,
Pending : 2012All-State Career School － Essington, PA
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA : June 2011Hope Charter High School
Skilled Dental Assistant with 6 years of experience and success providing chair-side assistance to dental hygienists and
dentists in fast-paced dental offices. Accurate when preparing equipment and materials for treatment, taking radiographs
and educating patients. Clear communicator driven to produce ideal patient outcomes.
Motivated Orthodontic assistance seeking to take on new long-term position in Ortho setting. Certified in Dental Assistant
National Board and highly experienced in working with patients and supporting. Respectful in communicating with patients
and conscientious about educating each on key dental topics.
Knowledge of dental terminology, law, ethics and
records, able to respond expeditiously
To both dental and medical emergencies, able to assist
in fixed and removable
Prostheses, in performing radiographs, amalgams,
composites and glass ionomer
Orthodontics and restorative dentistry, effective in the
correct documentation of patient
Extractions and impressions, instrument sterilization,
Microsoft Office, excellent telephone
Medicine and Dentistry Customer and Personal
Time Management Active Learning
Schedule appointments, Telephone
Assist dentist, Time Management
General office duties
CPR / American Heart Association, BLS for the Healthcare Provider & First Responder
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
ACTIVITIES AND HONORS